“Give me 70% of your wealth, and you can walk out a free man” Saudi Arabia

About 200 Saudi princes, ministers, senior military officers and wealthy businessmen are still being held in 5-star prison Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh. But soon, they could walk out free again, despite allegations of corruption and money laundering. The fact that they weren’t officially charged till today suggests that the Saudi government wasn’t interested in their despicable crimes at all.   What the … Continue reading “Give me 70% of your wealth, and you can walk out a free man” Saudi Arabia

EXCLUSIVE: Senior Saudi figures tortured and beaten in purge

Several detainees taken to hospital with torture injuries, while sources tell MEE scale of crackdown is bigger than authorities have revealed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has overseen arrest of hundreds of people, including senior royals, ministers and tycoons (AFP)Some senior figures detained in last Saturday's purge in Saudi Arabia were beaten and tortured so … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Senior Saudi figures tortured and beaten in purge